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University of Washington names 1st Latina as its president

The University of Washington Board of Regents on Tuesday chose Ana Mari Cauce to be the school's next president, making her the first woman, first openly gay person and first Latina to hold the job permanently at the Seattle-based institution.

Sixth man hurt in dam explosion moved to Harborview

Officials say the sixth man injured in an explosion at a hydroelectric dam on Washington's Columbia River has arrived at a Seattle hospital for burn treatment.


Church gives pizza driver $1,000 tip from collection plate

An Ohio church congregation ordered a pizza from Domino's during a service, then tipped the driver more than $1,000 that it had been collected for the offering.

Jury: Boy not liable for exuberant hello that injured aunt

A Connecticut jury on Tuesday rejected a woman's bid to sue her 12-year-old nephew for injuries she says she suffered from his exuberant greeting at his birthday party four years ago.
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Clinton seeks to move past email woes in Democratic debate

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term.
Report: Playboy to end publishing fully nude female photos

Showing less skin: Playboy to stop running nude photos

For generations, teenage boys got their first look at a naked woman from Playboy, often from a copy swiped from Dad's sock drawer or filched from a newsstand.


VIDEO: 5-acre property with hotel, bars and restaurants will be opening in Bothell

Anderson School opening in Bothell; part of city's plan to revitalize

In two days a five acre5-acre property with a hotel, bars, restaurants and public saltwater pool will be opening in -- you may be surprised to learn -- Bothell.
Swinomish Indian Tribe sues to stop oil trains through reservation

Review begins for Shell's proposed oil-by-rail project

Washington state and Skagit County officials are beginning an environmental review of a proposed oil-by-rail project at the Shell Puget Sound Refinery near Anacortes.


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Centralia woman missing since Saturday

The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a woman who has been missing since Saturday.
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Centralia officer shoots pit bull while serving warrant

Centralia police said an officer was forced to shoot an aggressive pit bull while attempting to serve a warrant Monday night.